With A Golden Spirit (WAGS)

Thank you from WAGS

Thanks from McGuire Memorial Home

Thank you from McGuire Memorial Nursing Home

Girl Scout Troop 55035 Bronze Medal Project

Thank you for donating the materials for the “Moving Platform” for our Bronze Award. We enjoyed building it and learned a lot. We hope it teaches a lot of search and rescue dogs to be confident of moving obstacles. Tell Rob thanks for the amazing tour of Misty Pines.

Thanks again,

– Troop 55035

Troup 55035

Saints John and Paul Catholic Parish

Thank you for your kind and generous donation for Saints John & Paul’s Ninth Annual “Building for the Future” Invitational Golf Outing.

We are deeply grateful for your thoughtfulness. The proceeds of this event over the last eight years have helped us to construct our new 1,500 seat church with a grotto chapel and parish offices on the lower level. The financial gift you offer by participating in this most enjoyable outing continues to support the work of God and this Parish.

Is is not just the Building, but, more importantly, the community. Thank you for supporting us in all we do. May God reward you in countless ways for your generosity. Please know that you and yours are always in our prayers.

– Father Joseph R. McCaffrey

Borough of Franklin Park June, 2012

On behalf of Borough Council, Mayor and the residents of Franklin Park, I would like to express my sincere appreciation and thank you for your Tee Sign donation to the Franklin Park Scholarship Fund. Your contribution will help us to award more scholarships in the coming year. As a result of the 2011 fund drive, Franklin Park Borough has awarded ten $1,000 scholarships this year.

– Ambrose Rocca

Kids For A Cause – Washington Area Humane Society

Dear Mr. Woods,

Thank you for the use of Misty Pines and all of your help promoting the Washington Area Humane Society Fundraiser. We raised $662.00.

– Billy Loya

*This event was our BYOB & D from July, 2012.

Chase Away Cancer

“Thank you so much for your support!! I love that our 3 Rivers Dock Divers family shared Chase away with you.”

– Cera Reusser

“Thank you for your commitment to helping the Chase Away K9 Cancer Fund.

Your Generous donation of $350.00 is vital to our work in finding a cure for cancer in our beloved dogs”

Aquinas Academy

We are all looking forward to April 27th (2012), the day of the Walk-a-Thon. This physically healthy and community-building event exemplifies the spirit of cooperation and determination that we seek to foster at the school. Thank you for helping us to continue the tradition of excellence in education at Aquinas Academy!

– Leslie Mitros, Head of School

Bring Your Own Beverage & Dog

Newspaper Clipping regarding the 2010 BYOB & D

Take Your Child To Work Day 2010

On Thursday, April 22, 2010, Jeff Woods, President and Founder of Misty Pines visited Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, Inc. with Rob Atkinson, with his German Shepherd, Max, and Dave Stemmerich, with his German Shorthaired Pointer, Sarge, to speak with kids and adults about the value of, work provided by and necessity of Assistance and Guide Dogs.

Below is a picture from the event and a note from a thank you card from Jaffee Donaldson of Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, Inc.

Rob and Dave with Kids“Jeff,

We can’t thank you enough for taking time out of your busy day to participate in our “take Your Child to Work Day.” The kids talked about Sarge and Max the entire afternoon. Also, the parents appreciated learning more about the purpose of Therapy Dogs.


Jaffee Donaldson

Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, Inc.”

Inpax Fundraiser for Emily Hyland

Workshop at Misty Pines Pet Company
Wednesday February 3, 2010 from 6:30-8:30
Pre-registration and Pre-payment Required, $35 per person
(cash or check payable to 4 Paws for Ability for Emily Hyland)

Sam Rosenberg, internationally recognized personal security trainer and professional bodyguard, will be providing an interactive workshop of his revolutionary Personal Security & Critical Incident Response method, known as INPAX®.

    You will learn…

  • How to recognize, avoid, negotiate, or respond to conflict swiftly and appropriately
  • Why the “Fight-Flight” concept is misleading and what the real paradigm of conflict is
  • Why people panic or freeze under stress, and how to condition yourself to avoid these responses
  • What elements of personal security are absolutely critical and how to manage them
  • The 3 types of “Bad Guys” and how to recognize and respond to each appropriately
  • How to disrupt a Bad Guy’s Central Nervous System regardless of his size, or your strength
  • How to use everyday items such as pens and magazines as powerful Improvised Weapons

This course is designed for broad-spectrum participation and does NOT require participants to be exceptionally fit or athletic. This course is NOT strenuous, and is extremely safe for participants of all ages and physical conditions. Individuals that may be hesitant to participate physically will still vastly benefit from the course and are encouraged to attend regardless.

Visit for more information about Sam Rosenberg and Inpax.

James Fair – Wounded Iraq Veteran

Six weeks after James Fair, a 22-year-old combat engineer, began serving in Iraq in the fall of 2003, he detonated a homemade bomb while walking away from a barbed wire fence he had just erected near Falluja. He lost his eyesight and both arms below the elbows, and sustained brain injuries.

Click here for information about James Fair.